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How to tell if you are battling a shiny?

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User Info: bambootown

bambootown
3 years ago#1
Do shiny pokemons have a different color all the way through the battle in the wild?
This is my first pokemon game and I'm not sure how to catch one!
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User Info: javel34

javel34
3 years ago#2
There will be a sparkle, some pokemon such as garchomp barely change so you need to pay attention
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User Info: BalloonBattle05

BalloonBattle05
3 years ago#3
They sparkle.
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User Info: kingjam1

kingjam1
3 years ago#4
It sparkles when it enters battle and will usually be a different color. You'll know if you see one.
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User Info: orBhsiF

orBhsiF
3 years ago#5
Do they sparkle when you see them through the grass or only when it gets to the battle?
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User Info: javel34

javel34
3 years ago#6
orBhsiF posted...
Do they sparkle when you see them through the grass or only when it gets to the battle?


As soon as they appear in battle.
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User Info: phantom_arcane5

phantom_arcane5
3 years ago#7
The moment you see them, not the shadow through the grass.
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User Info: cybersonic233

cybersonic233
3 years ago#8
the pokemons cry plays like at the start of the battle then a sparkle and a noise will play youll know it when you see it but if in doubt catch it

User Info: Calwyn

Calwyn
3 years ago#9
They sparkle when they come into battle and are always an alternate color than the normal species.
Shininess is always kept, even during evolution and/or form changes.
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User Info: Vaz126

Vaz126
3 years ago#10
Only in battle.

Honestly, you'll probably almost never see one. I've never ran into one myself and I've played since the first games.

The chance is something like 1 in 8000
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